There are 11 ways to get from Cardiff to Antwerp by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen Centraal Tha

$153 - $380

Cheapest option

Bus via Bruges  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Castle Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges
  3. Take the bus from Bruges to Antwerp

$29 - $40

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Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M7
  2. Take the bus from London to Antwerp 080 / ...

$46 - $75

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Antwerp

$247 - $286

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Antwerp

$100 - $146

Train to Bristol, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Brussels (BRU) BRS - BRU

$108 - $347

Fly Cardiff to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Amsterdam (AMS) CWL - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal

$111 - $371

Train to Bristol, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal

$123 - $329

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU

$126 - $389

Train to London City, fly to Antwerp  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Antwerp (ANR) LCY - ANR

$154 - $444

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

$176 - $394

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Antwerp is to bus which costs £22 - £30 and takes 10 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Antwerp is to fly and train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs £80 - £290.

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The distance between Cardiff and Antwerp is 527 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Cardiff to Antwerp, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Castle Street and arriving at Antwerp via London and Bruges. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Antwerp, Belgium?

You can take a train from Cardiff to Antwerp via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 6 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Antwerp via London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Bruges in around 10 h 39 min.

Airlines
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from London City to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bruges to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Ferry operators

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